Bark River

18 Feb 19
mubanga

In an open pit of black sand, Zangi crouches next to the hill farthest from the excavators. He gulps, and squints through the clouds of dust, scanning the mine. Gold machines glisten in the sunshine as they swallow and spit chunks of earth, while miners disappear into the ditches they leave behind. The best hiding […]

18 Feb 19
The Land of Many Kings

The morning was a jewel, and the sun alighted on its every facet. It danced along the quivering blades of grass and splashed itself recklessly across the faces of boulders that stood to meet it. It rippled along the billowing tents at camp, and it glinted off the gentle rapids of the river as they […]

18 Feb 19
Jizoku.co.uk

Interesting Facts Birch is in the genus Betula. The birch family Betulaceae contains six genera of deciduous nut bearing trees including birches, alders, hazels, horn beams and hop-hornbeams. There are about 40 species of small to medium trees and shrubs, in Northern temperate climates Average lifespan of the birch is 40-50 years. In favourable conditions, […]

18 Feb 19
Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

Happy President’s Day! In Part 1 of Planning for the Red, White and Blue, we introduce you to five Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) “Patriotic Gardens” publications to aid you in planting and planning for red, white, and blue color in all four seasons.

18 Feb 19
Camino de Santiago 2019

The scenery changes and becomes greener again . Once out of the villages we passed cowsheds, something hardly seen on the camino. 2 giant alsations ran around past us and around the cowsheds. In my opinion the perfect guard dogs because they were trained not to just bark viciously at anything that moved ( unlike […]

18 Feb 19
fullybooked2017

“Detective Inspector Eden Brooke trudged into Market Hill, the city’s great square, as snowflakes fell, thick and slow, each one a mathematical gem, seesawing down through the dead of night. Every sound was muffled, a clock striking the hour out of time, the rhythmic bark of a riverside dog, the distant rumble of a munitions […]

18 Feb 19
Some Books & Ramblings

Hello, and welcome to my blog! Today’s post is going to be an excerpt from Leigh Statham’s newest book, Imani Unraveled! This post is made in collaboration with Rockstar Book Tours. Thanks, guys! Today’s post is the first post of week two, so make sure you check out all of the other posts you may […]

18 Feb 19
Hints of the Hidden Folk

The Lady of the Birch Mound was whispering to me Upon a Blackthorn Winter telling hinting of mystery Calling me to come and take these white birch skins So wandering Winter Wood a galdor did I sing And there beheld the nettles receded visualising Her gaping vulva Devouring the wheel of time to give its […]

18 Feb 19
Falling Free

After drifting off to sleep to the sound of falling snow, and having just finished writing about sub-zero camper-vanning, I woke the following morning to find that, in the middle of the night, the snow had turned to rain. Things had warmed up and the icily impassable little track that I had gingerly edged down […]

18 Feb 19
Miss Darcey barks

Good morning hoomins! according to mummy its now Fab..Fub..Fibruary! here’s what’s been happening in our woods! the first thing to say, a cold time came and our paws were freeeezing! so that means coats…… Yuck! I hate coats as i feel stoopid but at least I don’t look as stoopid as Scooby Doofus aka Milo! […]

18 Feb 19
Reflections and Nightmares- Irene A Waters (writer and memoirist)

Often when I read an award winning novel I wonder why did the judges choose this novel, what did they see in it that I didn’t. I had no such thoughts with Sofie Laguna’s novel The Choke, which won the 2018 Indie Book Award for Fiction. Her previous novel The Eye of the Sheep won the Miles Franklin […]

18 Feb 19
Elemental Beings Speaking

Nature speaks in many voices, these are all around us in the sounds heard in wild and domesticated places. Imagine the enormous and devastating sounds during the Earth’s many volcanic eruptions and even the plastic flows of lava on the Big Island of Hawaii as magma runs to the Pacific, which creates massive steam plumes […]

18 Feb 19
BURNING HOUSE PRESS

  I See My House, My Field after Marianne Boruch   My son lives there now, in his winter like a husky dog burrows in snow.   Most of the rooms (yes, I can see them from Florida) are muted by cold, and the furniture   is still the maple my mother bought the year she […]

18 Feb 19
Just Nipping Out For A Cycle

¡Hola amigos! On my first morning at the farm, after braving the cold shower, Romy and I took the dogs for their usual morning stroll down to the river. We had four on leashes and the rest following along or running ahead. An excited Mousey was play-fighting with the other dogs and Romy and I […]

17 Feb 19
SAY YES TO NEW ADVENTURES

Drip, drip, drip, drip… The rainforest is named like that for obvious reasons, but the amount of rain banging down on us at this very moment is not just a tropical shower but an actual downpour. We try to hide in our ponchos as much as we can, but the rain seems to fall down […]

17 Feb 19
Jenni Wade Editing & Proofreading

As I have told you all in an earlier post, I am not a book writer. My aim with this blog, is to find and share as much helpful information that I can, that I think could help all of you writers out there. I always strive to source the information from reputable places and […]

17 Feb 19
Universe Rescue Kathy Foshay WPC.WP.c

I’m going to try to explain how awful this is, that I’m used like a “stupid, crosseyed girl foil” for the system’s strategy in its world-takeover Plan, like outlined in that book of